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2020 Spring

J Patient Cent Res Rev



Giving Credence to the Experience of X-Linked Hypophosphatemia in Adulthood: An Interprofessional Mixed-Methods Study.


Hughes M, Macica C, Meriano C, Doyle M
J Patient Cent Res Rev. 2020 Spring; 7(2):176-188.
PMID: 32377551.


X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH) is a rare X-linked dominant metabolic bone disease, often diagnosed in childhood but causing increasing physical debilitation and pain in adulthood. Physical comorbidities of XLH in adulthood include pervasive and early-onset degenerative arthritis, mineralizing enthesophytes and osteophytes, osteomalacia and pseudofracture, dental abscesses, and hearing loss.